least five people including a 2-year-old boy were killed and 15 others were
injured Wednesday when a passenger bus rammed a stalled truck along the highway
in eastern Philippines’ Camarines Sur province at the start of the Easter week
exodus of vacationers to provinces, police said.
Supt. Vicente Marfori said the driver of the bus from Manila is under
investigation at the police station of Libmanan town, where the accident
whole right side of the bus was dislodged by the collision.
said the driver of the truck was in shock in a hospital.
four-day Easter week holidays officially start tomorrow but vacationers have
already started traveling to the provinces for the long break.Road
accidents are common in remote areas in the Philippines, largely because of
poor vehicle maintenance, bad road conditions and poor implementation of safety